Compare Gradelink, PowerSchool SIS, Aeries SIS, and Skyward Student Management Suite

Pricing

 
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Gradelink
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PowerSchool SIS
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Aeries SIS
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Skyward Student Management Suite
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.1
8.4
8.8
8.2
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.2
7.9
8.3
7.1
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.9
7.3
8.3
7.3
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.1
7.9
8.8
8.1
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.7
7.9
7.9
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.7
8.1
9.2
8.8
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.5
8.1
8.4
7.1
Meets Requirements
Gradelink
9.1
PowerSchool SIS
8.4
Aeries SIS
8.8
Skyward Student Management Suite
8.2
Ease of Use
Gradelink
9.2
PowerSchool SIS
7.9
Aeries SIS
8.3
Skyward Student Management Suite
7.1
Ease of Setup
Gradelink
8.9
PowerSchool SIS
7.3
Aeries SIS
8.3
Skyward Student Management Suite
7.3
Ease of Admin
Gradelink
9.1
PowerSchool SIS
7.9
Aeries SIS
8.8
Skyward Student Management Suite
8.1
Quality of Support
Gradelink
9.7
PowerSchool SIS
7.9
Aeries SIS
7.9
Skyward Student Management Suite
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Gradelink
9.7
PowerSchool SIS
8.1
Aeries SIS
9.2
Skyward Student Management Suite
8.8
Product Direction (% positive)
Gradelink
9.5
PowerSchool SIS
8.1
Aeries SIS
8.4
Skyward Student Management Suite
7.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
89.5%
19.2%
17.2%
11.2%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
10.5%
57.4%
51.7%
59.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
0%
23.3%
31.0%
29.9%
Gradelink
Small-Business
89.5%
Mid-Market
10.5%
Enterprise
0%
PowerSchool SIS
Small-Business
19.2%
Mid-Market
57.4%
Enterprise
23.3%
Aeries SIS
Small-Business
17.2%
Mid-Market
51.7%
Enterprise
31.0%
Skyward Student Management Suite
Small-Business
11.2%
Mid-Market
59.0%
Enterprise
29.9%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Education Management
86.5%
Education Management
57.4%
Education Management
69.4%
Education Management
72.5%
 
Primary/Secondary Education
5.7%
Primary/Secondary Education
19.5%
Primary/Secondary Education
22.2%
Primary/Secondary Education
17.5%
 
Religious Institutions
4.1%
Higher Education
6.6%
Higher Education
5.6%
Higher Education
2.9%
 
E-Learning
1.0%
Non-Profit Organization Management
2.4%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
2.8%
Sports
1.2%
 
Writing and Editing
0.5%
E-Learning
2.1%
Information Technology and Services
1.2%
 
Other
2.1%
Other
12.0%
Other
0.0%
Other
4.7%
Gradelink
Education Management
86.5%
Primary/Secondary Education
5.7%
Religious Institutions
4.1%
E-Learning
1.0%
Writing and Editing
0.5%
Other
2.1%
PowerSchool SIS
Education Management
57.4%
Primary/Secondary Education
19.5%
Higher Education
6.6%
Non-Profit Organization Management
2.4%
E-Learning
2.1%
Other
12.0%
Aeries SIS
Education Management
69.4%
Primary/Secondary Education
22.2%
Higher Education
5.6%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
2.8%
Other
0.0%
Skyward Student Management Suite
Education Management
72.5%
Primary/Secondary Education
17.5%
Higher Education
2.9%
Sports
1.2%
Information Technology and Services
1.2%
Other
4.7%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Dan Y.
User

I've called on Gradelink Tech Support (specifically Mr. Axel Maldini) for several questions and have always been extremely impressed by the speed and thoroughness of the response(s). He has definitely gone above and beyond to resolve my requests!

Stacey B.
Administrator in Education Management

The historical grades are easy to look up for students. We have also created our own Grad progress screen to view students's progress along the way. The attendance and demographics pages are easy to navigate and find what I need. I guess the overall program...

G2 User in Health, Wellness and Fitness

We use Aeries for our attendance and out grade book in our school district. The attendance is easy to use but I personally liked the grade book before they did the updates last year. It still works fine but I feel that it's now as user friendly as it used...

Maria N.
User in Accounting

I like that Skyward allows you to build reports to serve multiple needs. It makes it easy to gather the data accurately and sort it to your needs. Although I would have to say the best thing is that you can view a students complete profile, from their...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Hala K.
Administrator

It is not very friendly, it is a bit difficult to use, if i want to see if a student was absent in all classes or just one class i have to go to so many places to find it out.

G2 User in Primary/Secondary Education

Text is very small and hard to see and letters like a, g, and q do not look likes the ones we teach in kindergarten.

G2 User in Primary/Secondary Education

Sometimes it is hard to find what I am looking for

G2 User

I wish that I could "hold" grades when entering only a few in a class (when some students are still not finished with project). Sometimes I would like to change a grade (especially on a rubric) before it becomes live. I wish that there was a video or...

 
Gradelink
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Dan Y.
User

I've called on Gradelink Tech Support (specifically Mr. Axel Maldini) for several questions and have always been extremely impressed by the speed and thoroughness of the response(s). He has definitely gone above and beyond to resolve my requests!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Hala K.
Administrator

It is not very friendly, it is a bit difficult to use, if i want to see if a student was absent in all classes or just one class i have to go to so many places to find it out.

PowerSchool SIS
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Stacey B.
Administrator in Education Management

The historical grades are easy to look up for students. We have also created our own Grad progress screen to view students's progress along the way. The attendance and demographics pages are easy to navigate and find what I need. I guess the overall program...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Primary/Secondary Education

Text is very small and hard to see and letters like a, g, and q do not look likes the ones we teach in kindergarten.

Aeries SIS
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Health, Wellness and Fitness

We use Aeries for our attendance and out grade book in our school district. The attendance is easy to use but I personally liked the grade book before they did the updates last year. It still works fine but I feel that it's now as user friendly as it used...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Primary/Secondary Education

Sometimes it is hard to find what I am looking for

Skyward Student Management Suite
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Maria N.
User in Accounting

I like that Skyward allows you to build reports to serve multiple needs. It makes it easy to gather the data accurately and sort it to your needs. Although I would have to say the best thing is that you can view a students complete profile, from their...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User

I wish that I could "hold" grades when entering only a few in a class (when some students are still not finished with project). Sometimes I would like to change a grade (especially on a rubric) before it becomes live. I wish that there was a video or...

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At PowerSchool, we believe in the simple truth that every student deserves the best opportunities in life. That's why our mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their potential, in their way. From the back office to the classroom to the home, PowerSchool helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, learning, grading, attendance, assessment, analytics, state reporting, special education, student registration, and Finance & HR. Today, we're proud to be the leading provider of K-12 education application technology supporting over 30 million students in over 70 countries. Visit www.powerschool.com to learn more.

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PowerSchool SIS

At PowerSchool, we believe in the simple truth that every student deserves the best opportunities in life. That's why our mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their potential, in their way. From the back office to the classroom to the home, PowerSchool helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, learning, grading, attendance, assessment, analytics, state reporting, special education, student registration, and Finance & HR. Today, we're proud to be the leading provider of K-12 education application technology supporting over 30 million students in over 70 countries. Visit www.powerschool.com to learn more.

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Skyward Student Management Suite
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